Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

Rain of Hope seeks qualified and dedicated individuals who share our passion – to empower individuals through community service learning. We are always looking to grow our team, and we want YOU to be apart of our community.


We are looking for bright, creative individuals to join our team; motivated college students to intern with us and turn their internship into a promising career; and other inspiring opportunities that empower young people to make a difference.

Employment Opportunities

Community Outreach Coordinator:

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Responsible for cultivating strategic partnerships through community outreach activities. This position develops sponsorship/business arrangements and relationships with businesses, individuals, schools and other organizations interested in supporting Rain of Hope’s general operations and program areas. This position interfaces regularly with the leadership of the Board of Directors.
Time commitment: 20 hours per week, year-round position
Location: New Haven area, Connecticut

Youth Instructor: 

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The role of Rain of Hope's Youth Program Instructor is to teach youth to work collaboratively to build stronger communities.  Through academically enriched programs, the Youth Program Instructor will implement program plans and schedules provided by Rain of Hope, adjusting lesson plans to meet the needs of the participants; and provide written assessment students' academic and social progress as well as program evaluation and recommendations.   

Time commitment: Part-time (15 hours weekly), year-round position
Location: New Haven, Connecticut

Internship Opportunities:

Youth Program Intern:

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Responsible for supporting the youth programs for school age children under the direct supervision of the After School Instructor. Interns will also gain excellent experience in classroom management. Only open to Southern Connecticut State University students completing degrees in education and/or relevant areas.


Time commitment: 3‐10 hrs/ week (Varies based on needs of individual school), Part‐time position.

Location: Greater New Haven area, Connecticut


Volunteer Opportunities

Afterschool Student Mentor (4 to 6 Positions Available):

Time commitment: Varies, two to three-hour blocks at a time
Location: Greater New Haven area, Connecticut

Help make a difference and sign up to volunteer today!

Even just one raindrop can make a HUGE difference, and you can be that difference. 


Join our team and help children learn how they can be raindrops in their community too.


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